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Canadian investigators seek reasons for "abnormal" blast and fire at Lac-Megantic 02 August 2013

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) said on August 1 it was focusing on the nature of the fuel cargo as well as the brakes, tanker cars, and locomotive in its investigation into the train crash at Lac-Megantic, Quebec, which killed 47 people. The TSB has now concluded work on the site of the July 6 train explosion....

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Death toll rises to 13 after Quebec train explosion 09 July 2013

On July 8 officials said they had found eight additional bodies following the explosion of a train carrying hundreds of tons of crude oil at Lac M├ęgantic in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada. This brings the confirmed number of deaths to 13, but there more than 40 townsfolk and visitors still unaccounted for. ...

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Canada runaway train death toll rises to five, many others missing 08 July 2013

Another two bodies have been found after a runaway train carrying hundreds of tonnes of crude oil derailed and exploded in the Canadian town of Lac-Megantic on July 6. This brings the number of bodies recovered to five, with 40 people still missing. Some 30 buildings have been destroyed in the devastated town centre and 2,000 people have been evacuated....